[tcpdump-workers] [tcpdump] About struct in_addr / struct in6_addr

Francois-Xavier Le Bail devel.fx.lebail at orange.fr
Sun Jul 17 14:09:34 EDT 2022


On 17/07/2022 19:57, Guy Harris wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2022, at 10:10 AM, Francois-Xavier Le Bail via tcpdump-workers <tcpdump-workers at lists.tcpdump.org> wrote:
> 
>> The current nd_ipv4 and nd_ipv6 types were added in 2017 for alignment reasons.
>>
>> Since then,
>> most of the 'struct in_addr' were replaced by 'nd_ipv4',
>> most of the 'struct in6_addr' were replaced by 'nd_ipv6'.
>>
>> Remain:
>> pflog.h:110:        struct in_addr      v4;
>> pflog.h:111:        struct in6_addr     v6;
>>
>> Should they be replaced also?
> 
> Yes.  Dne in 71da7b139eb418ac91f1169c550e8a4dc970a692.

OK, thank you.

Remain some stuff about 'struct in6_addr'. Any need to keep them?

$ git grep -l 'struct in6_addr'
CMakeLists.txt
cmakeconfig.h.in
config.h.in
configure
configure.ac
netdissect-stdinc.h


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